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James Dominguez The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have ostensibly begun their battle, but the real fight doesn't begin until March next year.
James Dominguez Every month Screen Play publishes articles written by our enthusiastic and knowledgeable readership; it's time to announce the best from last month.
James Dominguez It may be the size of a general purpose netbook, but the Razer Blade 14 packs a huge amount of video gaming power into a very sleek package.
James Dominguez Grand Theft Auto V's story, themes, and characters mat not be subtle or pleasant, but it is a high watermark of technology and design.
James Dominguez Sales figures are still coming in, but the PS4's rest-of-the-world launch was impressive. In other news, EA rumoured to be working on an open world Star Wars game, and a Melbourne studio's disastrous...
Jason Hill For the new PlayStation 4, Sony has learned from its mistakes, but we'll have to be patient before we can enjoy the benefits...
James Dominguez Sick of the new console wars? Take a break and come have some fun writing funny captions.
James Dominguez Never before have two video game consoles been released so close together. Which one deserves your money more?
James Dominguez On sale tomorrow, the PlayStation 4 is a smooth, polished piece of hardware, but some missing features and a lacklustre game library hold it back from perfection.
Screen Play reader Andrew Masters Reader Andrew Masters has submitted this very entertaining account of how he found himself in Skyrim for real while on holiday recently.
James Dominguez When the PlayStation 4 launches in Australia on Friday, it will have only two disc-based exclusives, Knack and Killzone: Shadow Fall. Read on for DexX's impressions.
Your Turn reader Sam Spackman Today reader Sam Spackman presents an entertaining exploration - literally - of the vast range of war games.
James Dominguez On launch day, the PlayStation 4 will have two high profile exclusive download-only games: Resogun and Contrast. How do they compare?
James Dominguez The Xbox One has cracked a million day one sales too, John Carmack quits Id Software, and TrackMania turns ten, plus even more news.
Jason Hill Although there’s no compelling reason to rush to upgrade just yet, Xbox One is a quality machine.
James Dominguez Take a break from your new Xbox One, or from steadfastly refusing to buy an Xbox One, and make with the funny.
James Dominguez Every new console has a dodgy selection of games at launch, but the Xbox One has some pleasant surprises mixed in with the let-downs.
James Dominguez The Xbox One has a lot of features that make it feel very different from previous consoles.
A Screen Play reader A Screen Play reader who has chosen to remain anonymous has submitted today's Your Turn, asking whether gay characters are needed in the Kickstarter funded game Star Citizen.
James Dominguez Arriving on shelves this Friday, the Xbox One will have a decent-sized library of games on day one. Here are some of the download-only options.